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League of Women Voters
Rensselaer County
265 River Street
Troy, NY 12180
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Voter Services

56 Members
Registration may be in a variety of settings- Troy Farmers Market, High Schools, Community agencies for example
Coordinator: Shirley D Buel
23 Members
Welcoming new citizens and offering them the opportunity to register to vote
Coordinator:  Margo B. Singer
27 Members
Initiate and manage candidate forums both live and virtual. Various roles - moderator, time keeper, question reviewer are needed
14 Members
Collect local candidate and voter information to submit to national League database of such information. Vote411 provides voters with information specific to their location.
Coordinator:  Mary Bonczar
17 Members
Reaching out to high school students re voter registration or participation in the NYS League education program - Students Inside Albany
Coordinator:  John Sniezyk
17 Members
Develop educational programs around League issues


Selected League issues for current local focus
39 Members
Advocating reform in the process of voting and Boards of Elections qualifications and practices in NYS
Coordinator:  Noreen McKee
11 Members
Advocating for Medical Aid in Dying in the NYS Legislature.
Coordinator: Judy Meyer
20 Members
Activites to improve access, cost containment, equity, and safety in healthcare NYS.
Coordinator: Shirley D Buel
19 Members
Following the process of redistricting on the NYS, County, and municipal levels.
Coordinator:  Joan B Rogers
16 Members
Integrate DEI perspective in other activies of our League
Coordinator: Shirley D Buel
31 Members
Coordinator:  Philomena E. Valente
16 Members
Seeking diversity, equity, and inclusion in the judicial and police systems and practices especially locally
20 Members
Encouraging voter approval of ERA to NY Constitution as an amendment

Advocacy/Government Relations

Governmental Observer Corps

Attend meetings, review minutes and other documents and summarize aspects of possible relevance to League issues to share with League members
14 Members
Reports re the County Legislature or other countywide governmental bodies
8 Members
Following the progress of an issue or following the track record of a State legislator representing Rensselaer Co.


10 Members
Write, collect, edit material for our periodic newsletter
Coordinator: Judy Meyer
6 Members
Manage or contribute posts on a variety of social media
Coordinator: Judy Meyer
5 Members
Help manage and/or design our LWVRC website, review our website for accuracy and currency
Coordinator: Judy Meyer
5 Members
Learn and manage an aspect of our club express program
Coordinator: Judy Meyer


Providing a service while earning a fee
30 Members
Providing fair, secure election services to public groups such as libraries and nonprofit groups
Coordinator:  Steve Muller